Noomi Rapace and Vicky Jewson Get ‘Close’

  Lynnette Nicholas interviews Noomi Rapace and Vicky Jewson for their latest film Close which is available now on Netflix. Edited by: Megan Maher Close, an adrenaline-pumping action thriller written and directed by Vicky Jewson (Born of War), is inspired by the life of the world’s leading female bodyguard, Jacquie Davis. The film stars Noomi Rapace as...

Comedian Amanda Seales Is Smart, Funny & Black

Amanda Seales has a strong hustle that is unmatched. The multi-hyphenate comedian/actress/producer is the creator of the digital game show Smart, Funny & Black, she stars as Tiffany on the HBO series Insecure, has a podcast called "Small Doses" and has a book coming out. On January 26th, her first hour-long comedy special on HBO I...

Interview: ‘The Magicians’ Actors Jason Ralph and Hale Appleman Discuss Season 4

Syfy’s The Magicians is premiering its 4th season. After seeing the daring quest our heroes had to take part in during Season 3, I am looking forward to it. The Magicians, on the outside, is about a group of 20-something students finding, practicing, and destroying magic. It’s been a rollercoaster as we went in out...

Interview: ‘The Magicians’ Rick Worthy Talks Mental Illness, Dean Fogg, and His Ties

The set of Syfy fantasy series The Magicians is just as impressive and magical as it appears on the small screen. Sitting in the vintage-inspired, shabby-chic dining room of the Physical Kids Cottage under the lit TADA sign was surreal. It’s so nice to be on the set of a show that is an...

Rebecca Crews On How Her Alter Ego, Regina Madre Reinvented Her Destiny

  Rebecca Crews is no stranger to the spotlight. A musician, singer and former Miss Gary (she won the pageantry title in 1984 during her senior year at Lew Wallace High School), the wife and mother gained national attention on BET’s popular reality series, The Family Crews.   The series showcased her family, including her husband, former...

Caroline Chikezie on ‘The Passage’ and Complex Characters

Caroline Chikezie is about to launch an intriguing, yet very complex character (Dr. Nichole Sykes) in a show full of monsters, where no one can be trusted. That show, The Passage is executive producer Ridley Scott’s (The Martian) midseason offering on FOX this winter. The show, written and directed by Matt Reeves (Cloverfield) has...

Arie Kaplan on Adapting Franchises for the Scholastic Lego Books Series

Pretty soon, all of our mini-blerds will be clamoring to see the next installment in the Lego movie series. The Lego Movie 2 premieres in theaters February 8, but your kids don’t have to wait. Scholastic Books has a whole series of books on the characters and stories in the Lego universe and so...

María Gabriela de Faría on Her Anxiety and Playing Fan-Wielding Assassin on ‘Deadly Class’

María Gabriela de Faría is no stranger to the small screen. She’s an award-winning television actress who was also the star of telenovela La Virgen de la Calle, based on Jane the Virgin's Venezuelan predecessor. BGN chatted with the 26-year-old Venezuelan actress on the set of SYFY’s new show, Deadly Class, where she plays Maria Salazar....

Geoff Johns Compares Black Manta to The Joker in ‘Aquaman’

By: Megan Maher BGN's Megan Maher sat down and chatted with the producers and writers of the Warner Bros film Aquaman. Executive producer, Geoff Johns and screenwriters, David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and Will Beall. They break it down from comic to script to screen about the successful DC comics film that has grossed over $480 million...

How Does Cyborg Feel About ‘Aquaman’?

By: Megan Maher During the Aquaman premiere, Megan Maher of Black Girl Nerds had the opportunity to chat with guests of the event and capture their thoughts about the movie. She spoke with creative individuals associated with the film including; Ray Fisher (Victor Stone / Cyborg), Skylar Grey (Singer / Songwriter) for Aquaman), Rupert Gregson-Williams (Composer...